Kaso River (Garut)

Kaso River, also Ci Kaso, is a river in the Garut Regency of West Java, Indonesia, about 190 km southeast of the capital Jakarta.[1][2] Coal-bearing sandstones, clays and limestones are typical geological traits of the Bandung area of southern Java.[3] It flows past Pameungpeuk before flowing into the Indian Ocean.[1]

Kaso River
Ci Kaso, Sungai Kaso, Tjikaso, Tji Kaso
Location of river mouth
Kaso River (Garut) (Indonesia)
Location
CountryIndonesia
Physical characteristics
Source 
  locationJava
Mouth 
  elevation
200 m (660 ft)
Length2 km (1.2 mi)

Geography

The river flows in the southwest area of Java with predominantly tropical rainforest climate (designated as Af in the Köppen-Geiger climate classification).[4] The annual average temperature in the area is 24 °C. The warmest month is March, when the average temperature is around 25 °C, and the coldest is September, at 22 °C.[5] The average annual rainfall is 3730 mm. The wettest month is December, with an average of 542 mm rainfall, and the driest is September, with 61 mm rainfall.[6]

See also

References

  1. Rand McNally, The New International Atlas, 1993.
  2. Ci Kaso at Geonames.org (cc-by); Last updated 2013-06-04; Database dump downloaded 2015-11-27
  3. Woodward, Henry (1875). Geological magazine. Cambridge University Press. p. 482. Retrieved 10 December 2011.
  4. Peel, M C; Finlayson, B L; McMahon, T A (2007). "Updated world map of the Köppen-Geiger climate classification". Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 11: 1633–1644. doi:10.5194/hess-11-1633-2007. Retrieved 30 January 2016.
  5. "NASA Earth Observations Data Set Index". NASA. 30 January 2016.
  6. "NASA Earth Observations: Rainfall (1 month - TRMM)". NASA/Tropical Rainfall Monitoring Mission. 30 January 2016.

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